Current Job Vacancies


Manufacturing & Building Assembler

Our Garden Studios and Summerhouses are designed and built by hand at our production site in Narborough. Due to the expansion of our factory we are looking for confident and hardworking staff to join our manufacturing team.


As an ideal candidate you be able to show the following:


  • Openness to develop & learn new skills within a manufacturing and factory environment
  • A keen eye for detail and focused on delivering a quality product
  • Competent working with measurements and dimensions
  • Ability to use power tools
  • Common sense and sound judgement in practical matters
  • Good communication skills, self-confidence and an ability to work to deadlines

Working hours are Monday to Friday based on a 40 hour week with half an hour lunch break working a late shift pattern: 

7am - 3.30pm / 8.30am- 4.30pm/ 1.30pm - 10pm


Benefits include:


  • Opportunities to work overtime
  • Regular paid tea breaks
  • Work wear & boots provided
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday entitlement including Bank Holidays
  • Excellent staff facilities with fresh fruit and breakfast provided daily

Salary: £8.50 per hour

Factory Team Leader

Due to the growth and subsequent expansion of the factory, we are recruiting a Factory Team Leader for our manufacturing site in Narborough.  Leading multiple departments, the successful applicant will utilise their leadership and problem-solving skills to help improve factory performance and staff morale.  They will be the first point of contact for factory staff, enabling them to solve problems where and when they occur.
 


The role: 



Reporting to the Factory Manager, you will be responsible for the management of work flow, re-allocating staff to other departments as workload demands.  You will ensure Health & Safety regulations and Operating Procedures are adhered to and working with the
Senior Management team seek to continuously improve staff engagement and processes to help develop a sense of quality ownership across teams.

 


Key Responsibilities:

 


  • Health & Safety: - Ensure adherence to regulations.  Resolve H&S issues when possible.
  • Quality: - Identify and implement Quality improvement opportunities
  • Operations: - Understand and control the flow and throughput of work through multiple cells, helping staff in those cells to solve issues where they occur.  Identify and help to implement improvement opportunities.
  • Report Key Performance Indicators in H&S, Quality and Operations.
  • Identify skills gaps in their teams and train team members where appropriate.
  • Collaborate with other team leaders to enable work flow throughout the factory


Remuneration


  • Basic salary relative to experience
  • Opportunity to work overtime
  • Excellent staff facilities including breakfast & fresh fruit available daily
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Regular paid breaks
  • Work wear and boots provided
  • 28 days annual holiday including Bank Holidays

 
Usual working week is 40hrs Mon - Fri with occasional Saturday mornings

Salary: £10 - £12 per hour

Showsite Sales Consultant - Trentham

Due to the success of our newest show site we are looking to recruit a 3rd sales person at Trentham.


Reporting into the Show Site Manager you will ensure that the company ethos for quality and service is presented to our customers. Working as part of the sales team you will strive to achieve / exceed targets set by the business and ensure the profitability and success of the site. You will ensure high standards of presentation are delivered at all times.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Act as the main point of contact between the company and customer promoting our products and advising in the selection of the best garden building for their needs
  • Produce accurate quotations in line with customer requirements and present terms of agreement and close sales
  • Review your own sales performance, aiming to exceed targets through the maintenance of a sales pipeline
  • Able to discover and overcome objections and close sales
  • To promote the business ensuring all sales opportunities are followed up
  • To conduct site visits to measure and qualify the suitability of products
  • Respond to incoming email and phone enquiries both from customers and Head Office
  • Ensure all sales are recorded and order information entered on to the company CRM system
  • Represent the company at trade exhibitions, events and shows

This role offers:


  • Competitive basic salary
  • Quarterly Bonuses for achieving target up to £10k per year
  • The opportunity to earn uncapped commission for exceeding targets
  • Company pension scheme
  • Clothing allowance
  • Free parking

Usual working pattern is 40hrs a week on a 3 week rota including 2 weekends on 1 off rota inline with centre trading hours

Salary: £23,375 - £33,375 OTE plus commission

Showsite Sales Consultant - Burford

We are currently looking for an experienced sales person to join our show site team at the Burford Garden Centre.


Reporting directly to the Show Site Manager you will ensure that the Crane Garden Buildings ethos for quality and service is presented to our customers. Working as part of the show site team you will strive to achieve / exceed targets set by the business and ensure the profitability and success of the site. You will ensure high standards of presentation are delivered at all times. As our show sites are located and operate remotely from head office it is essential that key relationships are developed and maintained with staff and management across the business to ensure a professional service for our customers.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Act as the main point of contact between the company and customer promoting our products and advising in the selection of the best garden building for their needs
  • Produce accurate quotations in line with customer requirements and present terms of agreement and close sales
  • To promote the business ensuring all sales opportunities are followed up
  • To conduct site visits to customers property to measure and qualify the suitability of products enquired about
  • Respond to incoming email and phone enquiries both from customers and Head office 
  • Gather and share market and customer information
  • Ensure all sales are recorded and order information entered on to the company CRM system accurately
  • Represent the company at trade exhibitions, events and shows
  • Advise on forthcoming product developments and discuss special promotions where appropriate
  • Review your own sales performance, aiming to exceed targets

Required Skills:



  • Experience of maintaining a sales pipeline
  • Selling direct to the public
  • Able to discover and overcome objections to further the closure of a sale

Renumeration:

  • Basic salary £26,852 plus £2500 bonus per quarter for hitting target
  • The opportunity to earn uncapped commission for exceeding target
  • Clothing allowance
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free parking

Usual working pattern is a 3 week rota including 2 weekends on / one off in line with garden centre trading hours

Salary: £26,852 - £38k OTE

Paint Sprayer / Paint Line operator

Due to the expansion of the production factory, we are looking to recruit an experienced paint sprayer to join our team.


Job Summary:


This role will be responsible for spraying garden buildings and associated equipment in a safe and efficient manner to achieve a quality finish. Ideally you will have some experience of working with Spraying equipment using water based paints. You must be someone that can work individually, but also be a team player as you will be working alongside a well-established team. You will be confident in working to time constraints and be self-motivated.


Responsibilities:


  • Racking and un-racking unpainted and painted panels on and off the line
  • Carrying out regular quality inspections on all finished products
  • Maintain and clean down all equipment
  • Able to read written instructions and follow verbal instructions closely
  • Have an understanding of applying primers and paints to manufacturer specifications
  • Ability to trouble-shoot problems or issues with the line
  • Must be able to multi task, prioritise and work under time constraints
  • Be a team player and willing to be trained to work in other areas as assigned
  • Have excellent communication skills to liaise with peers and management
  • Able to wear all required Protective clothing



Remuneration package:


  • Salary in line with experience
  • Opportunities to work overtime
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Excellent staff facilities including breakfast and fresh fruit provided daily
  • Regular paid tea / coffee breaks
  • Clothing and work boots provided
  • Opportunity to progress and develop a career within the business

Working hours are Monday to Friday based on a 40 hour week with half an hour lunch break working a varying shift pattern:


  • 6am - 2.30pm / 7am - 3.30pm
  • 11am - 8.30pm / 1.30pm - 10pm


Salary: £8.50 - £10.50 per hour